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2020 SYSBS-Ivey National Case Competition Highlights

The 2020 SYSBS-Ivey National Business Case Competition, a practical competition focused on case analysis in business management science, was jointly organized by Chan Sui-Kau Asia-Pacific Case Development and Research Center, Sun Yat-sen Business School, and Ivey Case Centre (Asia) of Ivey Business School, Western University, Canada. This virtual event is dedicated to providing a high-level communication platform for domestic outstanding business school students to improve their overall ability and quality.

This year, 8 teams from top universities in China were invited. Ivey Case Center (Asia) was honored to provide two most recent cases “Airparking: Digitalizing Shared Parking” and “BYD: Blockchain-Enabled Green Ecosystem” for the competition.

In the end, Nanjing University stood out in fierce competition and became the winner of this competition. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen) won the second prize, and the Xi'an Jiaotong University won the third prize. Professor Xiaolin Xu, Director of the Case Center of Nanjing University Business School, Associate Professor Su Liwen, Assistant Dean of the School of Economics and Management of The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), and Associate Professor Dong Nanyan of Xi’an Jiaotong University won the Best Coach Award. Peking University, Sun Yat-Sen University, and Sichuan University teams won the Excellent Award. The Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shenzhen), Sun Yat-sen University, and Sichuan University won the Best Popularity Award. Renmin University of China and Hunan University won the Most Potential Award

Below are the highlights of this virtual case competition.

Group photo 1 of all teams and judges

Group photo 1 of all teams and judges

Group photo 2 of all teams and judges

Group photo 2 of all teams and judges

Prof. Chris Chan, Associate Dean of Ivey Asia gave the welcome speech.

Prof. Chris Chan, Associate Dean of Ivey Asia gave the welcome speech.

Professor Hubert Pun of Ivey was invited to be judge of the final round.

Professor Hubert Pun of Ivey was invited to be the judge of the final round.

Ms.Carol Zheng, Regional Director of Ivey Asia, was invited to be judge of the preliminary round.

Ms.Carol Zheng, Regional Director of Ivey Asia, was invited to be the judge of the preliminary round.

We strongly believe the successful competition has provided valuable experience for the students and academic professionals to learn more about the Case Method. Ivey Asia would like to extend our heartfelt thanks to all the participating universities, speakers, honorable judges as well as to the student volunteer team from Sun Yat-sen University for their strong support of this event. We hope to see you again next year!